Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2020, as well as the five previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 from certain types of funds: donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds. It also includes grants made from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies.

The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Technical and Further Education Commission (TAFE) NSW N/A Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,250
El Colegio de Sonora N/A Mexico Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Universite della Svizzera italiana N/A Switzerland Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Fundacion Capital - Fundak N/A Panama Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Alianza Sierra Madre A.C N/A Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2019 59,200
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 774
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 8,400
National Chiao Tung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Rural Volunteers Centre N/A India Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,289
University of Rome La Sapienza N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2019 -601
Gutenberg 3.0 Foundation N/A Bulgaria Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Haus des Stiftens gGmbH N/A Germany Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazi N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2019 95,000
Technical University of Darmstadt N/A Germany Education Corporate Advised 2019 110,000
Dark Public Organization N/A Tajikistan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Oxfordshire Community Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Page SUM 782,312

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Shepherd's Gate Alameda Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Scientific Adventures Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Searles Elementary School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,750
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Korean Master Chorale Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Ruby's Place Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Rockwood Leadership Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Roots Community Health Center Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Rethink Charity Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 827,850

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
North Beach Citizens CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ocean Grants CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Optimum Health Institute San Diego CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Palo Alto Friends Nursery School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice CA Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Los Angeles CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Regents University of California Los Angeles CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Achungo Community Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Jose Chamber of Commerce Community Benefit Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Education Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Santa Cruz Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 132,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Young & Healthy United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 900
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young America's Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
WQED Multimedia United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
World Literacy Crusade of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -23,000
Page SUM 570,600

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